The German state of Hesse’s resolution calling for a total overhaul of the country's online gaming legislation continues to attract support, with private lottery body the Deutsche Lottoverband (DLV) the latest to praise the state parliament’s action.

Citing the Bavarian Constitutional Court’s recent ruling that the Glücksspielkollegium gaming regulator was unconstitutional, which it believes undermines a key pillar of the State Treaty on Gambling, the DLV said that Hesse may finally force through positive change.

“We hope that this concentrated criticism of the State Treaty may finally herald a change in direction,” DLV president Norman Faber said.

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